My biggest success is my unwillingness to give up on myself. Each year I embarc on making a way for my business to succeed.
Stories of women entrepreneurs selling goods for the consumer market, from beauty products to furniture and everything in between.
I launched the business in September 2008, with 20 greeting cards for gay and lesbian couples for weddings, unions and anniversaries. I now have over 70 designs.
I am a dog lover, a fair-weather surfer, a passionate paddle boarder and a modern-day alchemist perfumer obsessed with rare and pure scent.
I started creating this product for my children. With the sticky, drippy mess of ice pops, I wanted something they could use that would save me a clean-up!
It started as a handmade gift for my then-boyfriend-now-husband several years ago, a jar of 31 notes in mini envelopes to be opened each day or anytime he needed a smile.
We started raising fish and accidentally found this product from Japan that purifies water using beneficial bacteria. We tried it, it was fantastic and switched to importing.
Over the years I have not been able to find any natural products that worked well for my skin. Realizing that others were experiencing the same problem, I decided to become an esthetician and natural skin care product developer.
I created Booty Parlor out of a lifelong obsession with beauty and sex. I always saw my feminine sexual spark as a powerful source of creativity and satisfaction, but many women struggle with self-doubt and body insecurities.
While taking her kids to school one day, Amy almost got into a car accident while reaching over for a tissue and thus sparked her business idea.